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Akrapovic slip-on silencer.

As in an earlier post, I collected the silencer from Alfie Cox 10 days ago. The silencer is two boxes, one containing the link and the other the silencer itself as as fitting instructions, fixing and a tube of ceramic grease.

unpacked – the black band on the of the polystyrene container is the silencer

Fitting instructions, mounting and tube of ceramic grease

The standard silencer is removed by the clamp at the joint with the as well the silencer hanger

The clamp viewed from the side of the bike.

Standard removed and waiting for the Akrapovic – quite neat like

Before fitting the Akrapovic, I the opportunity to check how much it  The link pipe 511 gm and the silencer 1260 gm, so 1.771 kg in

I couldn’t weigh the standard as my scale only reads to 3,5 kg and the is slightly heavier than  I estimate the weight saving to be in the of 1.7 to 2 kg, which should mean a sub 160 kg fully fueled.

Assembling the Akrapovic is easy and coating the inside flange of the (where the link pipe is with a  thin  layer of the grease, aligning the pipe and (use the standard unit as a fitting the retaining springs, mounting at the hanger point, aligning the pre-silencer and securing with the clamp, and finally, tightening the and hanger bolt.

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Don’t forget to clean the and pipe with a general lubricant, such as WD40, you first start the motor fitting the silencer so as to avoid fingerprint onto those parts,.

Further thoughts on the Akrapovic follow later.

Day 1 – The adventure

The adventure started on Friday 3rd when I placed an order for a new 690 with Alfie Cox Racing, who are just outside Cato between Pietermaritzburg and Durban in South Africa.

Hazel Alfie Cox) promised the bike would be road-freighted with Time Freight on from KTM in Johannesburg, and would be ready for delivery by Wednesday.

I had planned to take some of its arrival on Tuesday, but when I up to find that it was snowing, no longer seemed like a good idea. Imagine my and delight then when saw the arrival of a string of e-mailed from Hazel.

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